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Irvine’s Republicans Keep Moving Backwards

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The Irvine Republican Council majority did two things last night — they repealed the city’s Living Wage ordinance and they eliminated the city’s already cheaper than cheap Business Tax license fee of $51 per business.  The Voice of OC does a nice job of summarizing the meeting here. It was a big night for Mayor Pro…

Why Does Todd Spitzer Hate the First Amendment? (Updated with comment from ACLU)

Supervisor Todd Spitzer speaks at a county Board of Supervisors meeting. (Photo by: Nick Gerda/Voice of OC)

The First Amendment to our Constitution is pretty clear.  Government can’t make laws abridging free speech.  And this extended from Congress down through local government bodies.  Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer has announced, in front of UC-Irvine, that he plans to develop policy that would cut county funding to any organization that bans the display of…

Gafcon issues Statement on Audit Report’s Release

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We’re told Irvine Council member Christina Shea doesn’t read this blog,but she has no problem calling me to demand I correct information she says is false.  We’re tipped off to some inaccurate information she’s posted on her Facebook page about Gafcon (it’s attached above) so we believe she’s obligated to correct the record herself. Gafcon…